Try rowing at Hull Kingston Rowing Club
Rowing is a fantastic way of getting fit at your own pace, meeting new people and learning something new.
One of our main aims at Hull Kingston Rowing Club is to introduce rowing to as many people as possible regardless of age, gender or fitness level. Unlike running, rowing is low impact and works to strengthen all of your body as well as provide a good cardio workout. Whether you want to row for fitness, competitively or socially, we cater for all at Hull Kingston Rowing Club. Our learn to row courses are run by experienced coaches who will help you master the British Rowing technique. No specialist equipment needed! All you need is yourself and some comfortable clothing. For more information please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
2020 Learn to Row Courses:
Course 1: 12th & 19th Sept – 9am to 11am Course 2: 12th & 19th Sept – 1pm to 3pm
Course 3: 31st Oct & 7th Nov – 9am-11am – FULLY BOOKED
Course 4: 31st Oct & 7th Nov – 1pm-3pm
To book onto a course please email email@example.com. Courses cost £30 and are run over 2 x 2 hour sessions. Due to Covid-19 we are limiting the spaces on our courses to 4 people per course. We operate on a first come first serve basis so its best to book quick. Payment will confirm your booking. If you’d like to take out a membership after the course, the cost of your course will be taken off your first years annual membership fee.
What We Cover:
- Session 1 (On a tow line)
- Health & Safety Brief
- Site Induction
- Parts of the boat
- Boat safety check
- Basic rowing technique & getting in and out of the boat
- Safety Position
- Emergency Stop
- Easy Turning
- Session 2 (Off the tow line)
- Recap on session 1 and practicing lessons learnt
- Backing Down (rowing in reverse)
- Advanced Turning (on the spot)
- Steering (Not as easy as it looks!)
Sessions are water based so please ensure you bring a spare change of clothes and are capable of swimming 50m in light clothing. In the case of adverse weather we will be running the session in the classroom on rowing machines.